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Zhu Dan

Name

Zhu Dan (Pig's Gallbladder)

  1. 豬膽
  2. 豬膽汁
  3. Pig's bile
  4. 猪胆
  5. 猪胆汁
  6. Pig's Gallbladder

The Effect of Zhu Dan

Property

Bitter, cold; liver, gallbladder, lung and large intestine meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat, moisten dryness and remove toxicity.

Indications

Sores and boils, diarrhea, whooping cough, jaundice, constipation, asthma, thirst due to fever, pharyngitis, hot eyes and otopyorrhea.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~9 g, or made into pills and powder. Proper dosage is for external application.